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Ore House

147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
+1 970-247-5707
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
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Reviewed 3 days ago

never got to eat there. made a reservation ONE MONTH ahead of may 21st through open table. got there ten minutes early and waited 30 minutes after we were supposed to be seated before my wife and i left. it was a saturday nite but...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There were 7 of us went to the Ore House for my wife’s birthday. It was one of the best meal I have had for a long time. Ever dish from Steaks, Haddock Fish, Surf & Turf were superb. Even the side dishes were wonderful....More

Thank Phil_s_Leeds
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to the Ore House on a recommendation. It was clean, the atmosphere is good, and the service was good. I would recommend reservations if possible. I had a cocktail and it was excellent. We shared a tomahawk steak that was excellent. I felt...More

Thank CR141
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were only in Durango for a couple days but we're so glad we found this spot! The steaks were excellent and be sure to have the bacon butter with cornbread. We loved the atmosphere and wonderful service. What a treat!

Thank m0rningsidem0m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Ore House for my b-day dinner. It was fabulous! My husband had surf and turf while I had ribeye. My steak was cooked perfectly! We shared the Mac n Cheese and Brussels sprouts which both were delicious!! The cornbread with the butter...More

Thank mandibeeler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

... and the third, fourth, fifth, etc. Had to go back for my wife's all-time favorite dish, the Surf and Surf and Turf. Sumptuous! Kind of pricey, but any time we're in Durango we'll eat here.

Thank 831TomSullivan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a special trip to Durango and the Ore House made it even more special. We brought my twelve-year-old daughter and she even loved every bite. My wife and started out with the ceviche, which was amazing. Then we split the Surf and Turf....More

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent! Give it a try. Great service and made a delicious mock tail. Great for a date night or family meal. Pricey but worth every penny.

Thank Erica T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we knew we were coming to Durango, we made a dinner reservation at Ore House, the historic steak restaurant in town. When prospectors found gold or silver, they would bring their ore into town, get money for it and celebrate with a steak dinner...More

Thank IowaMum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not exaggerating when I say that the Ore House in Durango could be one of the finest restaurants we've ever visited. The food, delivery, wait staff, and decor were all outstanding and definitely a place to visit when you want something superb. We were...More

Thank SteinSteinStein
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20 June 2018|
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Response from Ryan L | Property representative |
Hi ILoveBourbon! We have both options available on our menu... there are steaks that come with side dishes and there are a la carte steaks as well! We hope to see you while you are here! Sincerely, The Ore House Crew
25 August 2017|
Response from CityCamping101 | Reviewed this property |
They still have the birthday discount, ask that you make a reservation and have a valid ID
sue r
1 July 2017|
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Response from Wozzlefish12 | Reviewed this property |
No space for a dog indoor or out - it's pretty small but the atmosphere and food is very very worth it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
    (Main Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Trolley stop located right across the street.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-5707
Established in 1972, the Ore House is one of Durango's oldest and finest restaurants. Featuring hand cut USDA certified Black Angus prime and choice steaks, steaks from ranches surrounding southwest Colorado, sustainable seafood, all natural poultry, seasonal local produce, and homemade desserts.
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